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Homicide #15/2017,
Samatar Farah, 24,
Update,
Two men charged, two men wanted,
Photographs of wanted men released



Broadcast time: 13:49
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Homicide
416-808-7400

Case #: 2017-662074


On Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 8:02 a.m., police were called to Chester Le Boulevard for a See Ambulance call.

Samatar Farah, 24, of Toronto, was identified as the victim of Homicide #15/2017.

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, investigators from TPS Homicide, with the assistance of other TPS officers and officers from the Ottawa Police Service, executed 11 Criminal Code search warrants in Toronto and Ottawa.

These warrants were executed in the:
- Sheppard Ave East and Yonge Street area
- Victoria Park Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East area
- Birchmount Road and Finch Avenue East area
- Neilson Road and Purpledusk Trail area
- Dawes Road and Gower Street area
- Victoria Park Avenue and Parma Court area
- O'Connor Drive and Wakunda Place area
- Albion Road and Lester Road, Ottawa area

As a result, Taufiq Stanley, 20, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1) First-Degree Murder
2) Possession of a firearm
3) Possession of a loaded firearm
4) Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
5) Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
6) Possession of a firearm obtained by crime
7) Careless storage of a firearm
8) Possession of a prohibited and restricted weapon knowing its possession is prohibited
9) Possession of a firearm knowing its serial number has been tampered with

It is alleged that:

- on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at approximately 6 p.m., police were called to the Chester Le Boulevard area for a shooting

- three men were outside a residence

- two suspects approached them and began shooting at the three men

- the two suspects fled the area in a vehicle occupied by two other male suspects

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, Trevor Barnett, 25, of Toronto, was also arrested.

Taufiq Stanley, 20, and Trevor Barnett, 25, were each charged with:

1) three counts of Attempted Murder

They were scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10 a.m.

A Warrant is the First Instance has been issued for Alexander Fountain, 23, of Toronto. He is wanted for:

1) three counts of Attempted Murder
2) First-Degree Murder

A Warrant in the First Instance has been issued for Shaquan McLean, 23, of Toronto. He is wanted for:

1) three counts of Attempted Murder

Their photographs have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Hank Idsinga, Homicide




Homicide #15/2017,
Samatar Farah, 24,
Update,
Two men charged, two men wanted,
Photographs of wanted men released



Alexander Fountain, 23, wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder and First-Degree Murder
Above: Alexander Fountain, 23, wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder and First-Degree Murder




Homicide #15/2017,
Samatar Farah, 24,
Update,
Two men charged, two men wanted,
Photographs of wanted men released



Shaquan McLean, 23, wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder
Above: Shaquan McLean, 23, wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder




Homicide #15/2017,
Samatar Farah, 24,
Update,
Two men charged, two men wanted,
Photographs of wanted men released



Samatar Farah, 24,  victim of Homicide #15/2017
Above: Samatar Farah, 24, victim of Homicide #15/2017